Detroit Police Chief James Craig confirmed Wednesday that a captain in the department has died after he was diagnosed with COVID-19.
Craig confirmed Captain Jonathan Parnell's death during a Wednesday press conference.
Parnell spent decades on the force.
"Everyone loved him," Craig said.
Parnell's death marks the second within the Detroit Police Department. A civilian dispatcher died after being diagnosed with the disease earlier this week.
More than 200 Detroit police officers are currently in quarantine due to potential exposure to the virus.
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